20th Century British & Contemporary Art
Castlegate House Gallery

Visitor Information

  • Introduction
  • Opening Times
  • Location
  • Contact Us
  • Purchasing Information
  • Copyright
  • Disclaimer

Castlegate House Gallery is situated on the ground floor of a splendid and untouched Grade II* listed 18th Century Georgian house in the centre of the thriving Lakeland town of Cockermouth.

We’re nothing if not passionate about 20th century and contemporary British art, fuelled by considerable years of obsessive art collecting prior to becoming gallery owners many years ago (we still continue with a collector's passion today). Our aim is to fuel that passion in others and exhibit only what we can genuinely be enthusiastic and passionate about.

We specialise in internationally renowned artists such as Sheila Fell, Percy Kelly, Frank Auerbach, Grayson Perry, Mary Fedden, Winifred Nicholson and Norman Cornish, amongst many others. We also aim to bring to the gallery exciting up and coming young talented artists including Richard Fitton, Jess Pigott, Louis Appleby and Alex Hain.

We also have a passion for British ceramics, and as well as early Leach and Winchcombe examples, we bring to the gallery some of the best Studio Pottery in the UK, including the likes of William Plumptre, Jim Malone and Edward Hughes

Cockermouth is a splendid western Lakeland town, filled with small independent shops and places to visit, including the world renowned Wordsworth House, the National Trust owned birthplace of William Wordsworth We look forward to welcoming you to Cockermouth and the gallery.

Steve and Christine Swallow

If you would like to contact us our details are listed below, alternatively you can use our online enquiry form.

Address Castlegate House Gallery · Cockermouth · Cumbria · CA13 9HA
Tel 01900 822149 · Mob 07920 836874

Email [email protected]

In addition to viewing at the gallery, all works are available to view, by prior arrangement, in Central London, either at your own home or in West Kensington.

Gallery opening times 
Monday: 10am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm  
Sunday: closed

We are always available via email or mobile outside of these times.

Leave A66 at Cockermouth and follow signs to the Town Centre, head towards Market Place and turn left up Castlegate Drive. Castlegate house is opposite Cockermouth Castle.

Address Castlegate House Gallery · Cockermouth · Cumbria · CA13 9HA
Tel 01900 822149 · Mob 07920 836874

In addition to viewing at the gallery, all works are available to view, by prior arrangement, in Central London, either at your own home or in West Kensington.

 

Address
Castlegate House Gallery
Cockermouth
Cumbria
CA13 9HA

Address Castlegate House Gallery · Cockermouth · Cumbria · CA13 9HA
Tel 01900 822149 · Mob 07920 836874

Email [email protected]

In addition to viewing at the gallery, all works are available to view, by prior arrangement, in Central London, either at your own home or in West Kensington.

Gallery opening times 
Monday: 10am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm  
Sunday: closed

We are always available via email or mobile outside of these times.

Castlegate House Gallery is proud to be part of the Arts Council of England "Own Art" scheme. It's aim is to promote and support art purchases though a selected number of galleries in England. Through the scheme you can spread the cost of an art purchase by a living artist over ten months at 0% interest. (Representative 0% APR). Funding is available from £100 to £2,500 and can be used to buy one, or multiple works of art outright or as part of the over all cost. 

Additionally, from March 2016, the scheme may now be used for purchases from £2,500 to £25,000, with zero interest split over ten months!

In addition to viewing at the gallery, all works are available to view, by prior arrangement, in Central London, either at your own home or in West Kensington.

 

The following credit cards are accepted:

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Whilst every effort is made to ensure that this site contains accurate and up to date information, neither Castlegate House Gallery or Opposites will take any responsibility for any errors that the site contains. In addition, whilst every effort is made to ensure accurate representation of works on the website, such accuracy cannot be guaranteed as variances can exist in viewing images from one computer screen to another. 

Privacy Policy
Any e-mail or other such information provided to the gallery, including but not limited to the provision of the gallery email newsletter, is used solely by the Gallery and not released to any third parties. Any information retained is for the sole use of the gallery in providing clients and interested parties with information about the gallery and the events and work shown therein. We will never solicit third party contact information nor provide such to others except our email newsletter administrator under strict confidentiality requirements. All email addresses captured and maintained by the gallery are through client proactive subscription, clients who have purchased items from the gallery or those who request to be added to the newsletter group. All out of date information will be removed upon notification/assessment.

Records will be maintained relating to the purchase of works from the gallery, principally to maintain a record for provenance. No such information will be released to any third party with the exception of any legitimate request where we are compelled to so do by law enforcement agengies